• Enrichment Opportunities
    Clemson University Summer Scholars is excited to announce our newest virtual program, Introduction to Cancer Research, led by Dr. Diana Ivankovic.
    Course content will include the following over the week of July 20-24:
    • The history of the field of cancer research
    • Information on cutting-edge diagnostic techniques
    • Environmental factors which contribute to the onset of cancer
    • Research Grant Writing 101
    • Access to an e-textbook with information on sterile techniques, use of laboratory equipment, microscopy, phyto-extracts production, live/dead cell assessments, and more.
    Apply now or learn more about this course and other virtual offerings through Clemson University Summer Scholars.
    Alamance and Guilford County 4-H Summer Virtual Sumer Sizzle Enrichment Opportunities
    New Young Writers Club: Young Writers Summer Camp
    The Piedmont Voices chapter of the National Writing Project has held a Young Writers Camp for the past 3 summers here in Alamance County. This year the camp will be virtual. Would you be able to send out the following flyer so teachers can post online for students who might be interested? 

    Hoos First Look. Apply to the University of Virginia, a public research university, and the flagship of Virginia. Home to Thomas Jefferson’s Academic Village, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hoos First Look is a three-day, two-night, all-expense-paid program that would allow around 20 low-income/ first-generation, rising-juniors in high school to visit the University in hopes to make them more competitive applicants in the admissions process.


    Our objective is to show high achieving, low-income/first-generation high school students that getting into a prestigious university is attainable. The program takes place in the fall, October 23-25, 2020.


    The Priority deadline for Hoos First Look is Sunday, June 14th, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST and the Regular Decision deadline is Sunday, September 6th, 2020 11:59 PM EST. All materials (transcripts and counselor forms) need to be in by Sunday, September 6th, 2020, for both priority and regular applicants.



     The Career Accelerator Program (CAP) is a four-year youth apprenticeship program, combining on-the-job training in one of ten local companies and related education at ACC. High school juniors and seniors can apply. We are currently offering this program in Mechatronics Engineering Technology, Computer-Integrated Machining Technology and Industrial Systems Technology. Apprentices are getting paid for being at work and in the classroom; college tuition is waived by the state.


    CAP together with ACC will host an Apprenticeship Night on Thursday, November 14 from 6 to 8 PM at the AATC. All CAP companies will be represented as well as their current apprentices. There will be a chance to tour the Machining and Mechatronics labs, participate in hands-on activities, learn more during our panel discussion, and win some cool prizes. If you have or know a child in high school, please share the attached flyer with him or her.  Please also visit our website alamancecap.com.


    Clemson Career Workshop A summer program designed to support college readiness of high-achieving students from diverse populations and to get an inside look into Clemson University. For Rising His School Seniors.   Session 1: June 14-19, 2020             Session 2: June 21-26, 2020  

    Application Deadline: April 13, 2020

    For more information and to apply, visit www.clemson.edu/clemsoncareerworkshop


    Join us for a week of learning with a university instructor, mentorship from Clemson University students, and quintessential Clemson activities at competitive prices ($550 for a week of instruction, Monday-Friday!)


    Choose from the following courses:

    • Nursing
    • Audio Engineering and Music Production
    • Human Oncology and Pathogenesis
    • General Engineering
    • Leadership and Greatness  
    • Mechanical Engineering, and more!

    Find our complete course schedule here.


    Go Tigers and "CU" Online!


    Camille Grace Swanson '17 CLEMSON UNIVERSITY
    Director, Summer Scholars
    Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM)
    2045 Barre Hall

    College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
    Building People and Communities

    Delta G.E.M.S (Growing and Empowering Myself Successfully). Delta GEMS is geared toward young students ages 14-18 that are located in high school. The chairs of Delta G.E.M.S  this year will be Dy'Kahsa Graves and LaDanna Strong. 
    Interested in participating in Delta GEMS please complete the application below and send your completed application to the email address below. Please see the application attached!
    Contact: LaDanna Strong 336-512-7168
    Graham Recreation and Parks
    JOIN OUR TEAM! Camp Counselors Ages: Must be 15 years old on or before May 26, 2020
    1. Must be able to work the majority of the 13 week summer camp
    2. Camp Counselors must be able to plan, organize, and implement a daily schedule of activities for a group of youth ages 5-12 years old.
    3. Camp Counselors must maintain a positive attitude every day, provide exceptional customer service and must have reliable transportation.
    Apply online at: www.cityofgraham.com




    On behalf of Splash UNC-Chapel Hill, I would like to welcome your students to a unique opportunity at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

    Splash UNC-Chapel Hill is an educational enrichment program that allows over one thousand high school students to take classes created and taught by Carolina students. Classes include a variety of interesting topics ranging from chemistry and self-defense to bitcoin theory and Harry Potter. The classes we are offering this semester aim to help high school students explore their current interests and discover new passions. The program also provides students with a unique immersive experience to live a day in the life of a UNC student. 


    Splash UNC-Chapel Hill is hosting its bi-annual program for students in grades nine through twelve on Saturday, November 16th. Student check-in will start at 9am and classes will run from 10:30am-5pm. Registration is now open and will close on November 8th at 11:59pm. The program fee is $20 and lunch is provided. We accept payment online through our registration page where students can also pre-order a Splash UNC-Chapel Hill t-shirt for $10. We will also accept the program fee in cash or check on the day of the event when students come to campus. Financial aid is available for any students who request it. 


    Please feel free to contact us at admin@splashunc.com, or visit our website at https://splashunc.com/ if you have any questions.


    Summer Accelerator is an exciting summer program created by the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics for exceptional rising 5th-12th graders. We introduce students to exciting topics in hopes to encourage their interests in STEM concepts.  


    Early Accelerator for rising 5th and 6th Graders

    Through interactive and hands-on activities, students will embark on a series of STEM adventures. These non-residential, day programs are held on NCSSM's Durham Campus and in Wilson, NC.


    Accelerator for rising 7th - 9th Graders

    For rising 7th to 9th grade, we introduce students to exciting topics at a critical age for engaging and encouraging their interests in STEM. Courses are each one week-long session that begins on Sunday afternoon and culminates on Friday afternoon at our Durham campus or Brevard, NC.


    Accelerator for rising 10th - 12th Graders

    Talented rising 10th to 12th grade students choose courses of interest that combine residential, hands-on learning on campus with online education. These courses are conducted over three weeks. The first two weeks of each course take place virtually, at the student's own pace. One week of each course takes place on campus, either in Durham or Brevard, NC.


    Step UP to STEM

    Now Funded by Summer Accelerator, Step UP to STEM is a free one-week residential course for underrepresented minorities. It is an innovative interdisciplinary academic program that uses exciting real-world subjects to challenge current 8th graders (rising 9th  graders) across North Carolina and build their skills in science, math, and communications. The program is open by application to African American, Hispanic American, and Native American 8th  graders who live in North Carolina. Application opens on December 2. 


    Summer Camp opportunity for students with Alamance County 4-H

    Flyer link: 


    YouTube link:



    Ready to Change the World??


    Join us this summer for a chance to learn about Civic Engagement.  June 11th - July 1st, 2020 from 8:30 am until 12:30 pm  ELON UNIVERSITY MOONEY BUILDING

    Application Window:  February 10th  - 28th, 2020

    Visit our Website:  abss.k12.nc.us/absshonorsinstitute

    2020 Martha Guy Summer Institute
    Facts about MGSI:
    The program includes instruction on Appalachian State University's campus in Boone, NC. Appalachian University, is the premier public undergraduate institution and boasts the largest business school of the 17 campuses in the UNC system.
    The application for the 2020 Martha Guy Summer Institute opened December 1st, 2019. All application materials are due by February 28th, 2020. This opportunity is for current JUNIORS!
    Each MGSI cohort is small. Only 24 students are selected, providing an intimate, hands-on experience for each participant.
    Tuition: $1,000 plus a meal plan of $350.
    MGSI is seeking students who have a sincere interest in business as a college major and demonstrate leadership potential.

             We are seeking students who have a sincere interest in business as a college major and demonstrate leadership potential.  Some candidates have an entrepreneurial spirit, or have unique or extensive part-time work experience.   Also consider your most competitive students among under-represented groups and populations.  Interested students should demonstrate academic achievement.

    ·         Students who embrace and appreciate new people, opportunities and experiences are ideal for MGSI.  They should also be well-prepared to be away from home and able to manage a demanding schedule.

    ·         Application:  Opens: December 1, 2019;  Deadline: February 28th 2020

    Please offer this opportunity to current JUNIORS


    NYU Precollege Summer Program for High School Students

    Apply for scholarships by April 1, 2020


    • Burlington Royals Summer Employment

      Burlington Royals Summer Employment

      See attached file

    • Alamance County Youth Advisory Council

      Alamance County Youth Advisory Council

      The Alamance County Youth Advisory Council (ACYAC) consists of high school students in Alamance County. Under adult supervision, the focus is on the prevention of underage drinking. ACYAC members are trained on advocacy, substance abuse, parliamentary procedures, communication and media literacy as well as conflict resolution, cultural competency and public speaking. Members plan events in the community to raise awareness of the issue of underage drinking/ binge drinking and advocate for policies and laws that support healthy and safe homes, schools and communities.

      ACYAC typically meets the second and fourth Monday evenings from 6:15-7:30 p.m. in Graham. There is an expectation that members attend these meetings as well as participate in planned activities and events by the group during the year.
      New members are currently being recruited for ACYAC. The first step is to complete an Interest Form (attached). If you are accepted to interview you will receive more instructions as noted below.
      Requirements for ACYAC:
      - You must be a rising High School Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior
      - You must be drug free (alcohol, tobacco and other drug use).
      - You must be available to attend and provide your own transportation to meetings and community events planned by the group during the year.
      - You must have the support of your parent or guardian to participate.
      If you complete and submit the Interest Survey and are accepted to interview for ACYAC you will be interviewed by current ACYAC members and adult staff. You will also be asked to develop a 3-6 minute presentation on the topic of underage drinking. More information/instructions will be provided to you for this. By completing the Interest Form you have indicated an interest in becoming an ACYAC member and can comply with the above requirements.
    *Last Year

    Free Manufacturing and skilled trades camp at ACC this summer (Must register)

    Alamance Community College is hosting free manufacturing and skilled trades camps this summer for middle and high school students. This is a great opportunity to expose kids to the various opportunities that await them after they finish high school. This is a hands-on camp, and students will participate in making various projects. See the attached flyer for more info.


    June 17th -21st for rising 6th through 8th graders
    June 24th- 28th for rising 9th through 12th graders

    To sign up for the middle school camp please click here: https://forms.gle/GsDJbT6dh4XJUvUt8

    To sign up for the high school camp please click here: https://forms.gle/UyZDmPvVcGnHGhW9A



    Application Deadline April 26, 2019


    JUNE 26 THROUGH AUGUST 2, 2019

    See counselor for application


    UNC Splash

    UNC Splash Flyer 

    UNC Splash Website

    Date: November 3rd, 2018

    Splash UNC is hosting its fall program for high school students on Saturday, November 10th from 9am to 5pm. Splash UNC is a bi-annual program where high school students have the opportunity to attend classes taught and created by Carolina students. Classes include a variety of interesting topics ranging from chemistry and swing dancing to neuroscience and Harry Potter. The classes we are offering this semester aim to help high school students explore their current interests and discover new passions.

    The program fee is $20 and lunch is included. They offer financial aid to any student who needs assistance to attend Splash UNC. They accept payment online through our registration page where students can also pre-order a Splash UNC t-shirt for $10. They will also accept the program fee in cash or by check the day of the event when students come to campus.


    Clemson Summer Scholars Program


    Congressman Mark Walker-Service Academy Night

    Congressman Mark Walker-Service Academy Night

    Date: September 20th, 2018

    We are having our Service Academy Night on Thursday, September 20th from 6pm-8pm. The purpose of this event is to provide information about the academies and the nomination application process. Their Service Academy Night will provide attendees the opportunity to speak with representatives from the Academies. In addition, a detailed, step-by-step presentation of our nomination application will be provided.


    The ACLU Summer Advocacy Program (July 20-26) brings together high school students from across the United States to participate in a firsthand learning experience for the next generation of social justice advocates. During this week-long program in Washington, DC, students participate in electives and seminars led by lobbyists, community activists, lawyers, and ACLU experts to enhance their knowledge of civil liberties, social justice issues, and advocacy campaigns. To read more about the program, please visit our website.

     Application Process

    • The application can be found here.
    • Priority Decision apps are due by March 3 and Regular Decision apps are due by April 7.
    • Financial Aid is available (full and partial scholarships).
    • High school-aged students who are 15-18* years old are welcome to apply. *High school graduates are eligible to apply for the Advanced Advocacy Program.

    Contact Info: 

    Summer Advocacy Institute Team

    American Civil Liberties Union

    125 Broad St., New York, NY 10004

    703.706.3555 | institute@aclu.org



    Greensboro College SAT Prep Program

    Greensboro College SAT Prep Program

    Date: September 9th

    A SAT Prep Program is being hosted at Greensboro College on September 9th, 16th, 23rd, and the 30th. The cost is $399. The instructors for the course have over 30 years of combined experience. Please see the flyer for additional details.

     NC State Textiles Summer Program

    NC STATE Textiles Summer Programs

    The application for the Wilson College of Textiles Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP) is open for high school juniors going into their senior year.

    The program cost is $250 for each participant; limited financial aid is available. We encourage you to share this opportunity with your students.

    STEP is offered during the following weeks:

    Week 1: June 16 – 21; Week 2: June 23 – 28; Week 3: July 7 – 12; Week 4: July 14 – 19

    Week 5 - July 21-26

    To learn more about STEP please visit our website. If you have questions, please contact Shannon Tart at textiles-recruitment@ncsu.eduApplications due April 1, 2019.

    Graham Summer Day Camp Job Opportunity

    Aaron Davis, CPRP

    Graham Recreation & Parks Department

    Program Supervisor

    PO Box 357

    Graham, NC 27253

    Phone: (336) 513.5510



    NC State Undergraduate Admissions Summer Programs

    (Native Education Forum)

    June 16-22
    A six-day residential program for rising juniors and seniors who have a strong interest and appreciation for the Native American/American Indian culture.

    To be considered, students should:

    • be a rising 11th or 12th grade student that identifies as Native American/American Indian or is interested in American Indian culture
    • have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher
    • be interested in NC State University
    • be a leader in your school, family and/or the community

    NEF website  Caminos website


    NC A&T State University

    2019 Summer High School Transportation Institute (STI).  The purpose of the STI is to create an awareness and stimulate interest in secondary school students to take maximum advantage of the career opportunities that exist in the transportation industry.  Please share with rising juniors and seniors. The application deadline is April 26, 2019.

    Contact Person:

    Carletta Dudley

    Program Coordinator

    The Transportation Institute

    Link address: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0?ui=2&ik=23e30cba42&view=lg&permmsgid=msg-f%3A1626181349412016660&ser=1


    We the Pioneers is a FREE camp at Liberty University. The camp will provide you with the opportunity to experience a college campus, learn how to navigate through the college admissions process, brainstorm creative ways to serve your community, manage your time, and excel in the classroom. The camp  is from July 9-12, 2019. 

    • You are eligible to attend if you would be a first-generation college student. Come see Mrs. Howard if you have any questions about this!
      Applications are due June 28. You can find the application through this website: https://www.liberty.edu/ms/wethepioneers/
       North Carolina Renaissance (NCR) is a pre-college summer enrichment program that enables high-achieving rising juniors from rural communities to experience college life on Carolina‘s historic campus. NCR is a four-day program that will inspire students to pursue their educational aspirations while developing unique leadership skills.

      By participating in NCR, students will:

      • Experience life in Carolina’s residence halls, dining halls and recreation facilities.
      • Establish personal relationships with world-renowned faculty, staff and current students.
      • Learn about admissions procedures and college affordability.
      • Develop leadership skills and participate in community service activities.
      • Receive test-taking strategies and resources for the ACT & SAT
      • Engage one-on-one with representatives from UNC’s Offices of Admissions and Scholarships & Student Aid.
      • Participate in academic, social, cultural and experiential learning activities.

      North Carolina Renaissance 2019 Date: July 10-13, 2019

      For more information and the link to apply, click here: https://diversity.unc.edu/access/summer/ncr/application/


      The University of Georgia Summer Program

      VetCAMP (Veterinary Career Aptitude and Mentoring Program) will house up to 52 high school students on UGA’s campus for seven days. At VetCAMP, students will be involved in various activities aimed at evaluating their skills and competitiveness as future veterinarians, providing mentorship and helping them experience veterinary medicine as an exciting career path. This program is for current 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. The application will be available December 2018.


      NCSSM Summer Ventures

      Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics is a no-cost, state-funded program for academically talented North Carolina students who aspire to careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  As a rising high school junior or senior, you live on a college campus for four weeks in the summer and conduct research around topics of your interest — while enjoying the company of like-minded peers.  Students may apply to both Summer Ventures and Governor’s School, but they must choose one if accepted to both programs. Students may apply to both Summer Ventures and North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM). Students must choose between Summer Ventures or the NCSSM residential program if accepted to both. NCSSM Online students can attend Summer Ventures. Application due January 15.